Value investing is not just a system for success in the market. It is also an intellectual toolkit for achieving a deeper understanding of the world. In The Joys of Compounding, the value investor Gautam Baid builds a holistic approach to value investing and philosophy from his wide-ranging reading, combining practical approaches, self-cultivation, and business wisdom.
Distilling investment and life lessons into a comprehensive guide, Baid integrates the strategies and wisdom of preeminent figures whose teachings have stood the test of time. Drawing on the work of investing greats like Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, and Ben Graham, as well as philosophers and scholars, he artfully interweaves the lessons learned from his many teachers. Baid demonstrates their practical applications in the areas of business, investing, and decision making and also shows that these ideas can be applied to one's own life with just as much reward.
A celebration of the value investing discipline, this book also recounts Baid's personal experiences, testifying to his belief that the best investment you can make is an investment in yourself. The Joys of Compounding offers curated reflections on life and learning for all investors, investment enthusiasts, and readers seeking a dose of practical wisdom.Over the years, as I have realizedthe importance of learning through wisdom instead of suffering, my favoritegift has been to give a person a great book. This book is going to go to thetop of that list.
ARNOLD VAN DEN BERG, FOUNDER, CENTURY MANAGEMENT
Gautam Baid presents exactly thetypes of examples and insights from fabled investment practitioners that Ibelieve can help investors avoid common yet predictable traps. The Joys ofCompounding is a most useful reference for lifelong investment learning.
THOMAS A. RUSSO, MANAGING MEMBER, GARDNER RUSSO &GARDNER LLC
Gautam Baid‰۪s book provides afoundational framework on investing that is required reading for all investors.This book is the best investment one can make from those beginning theirinvestment journey all the way to experienced practitioners. Successfulinvesting requires a lifelong love of learning and this book provides a broadarray of concepts and tools to guide you with your own personal investments ormaking investments for your clients. The most comprehensive investing book Ihave ever read. I highly recommend The Joys of Compounding for anyoneinterested in becoming a better investor.
PAUL LOUNTZIS, PRESIDENT, LOUNTZIS ASSET MANAGEMENT
The key to financial freedom‰ÛÓthebuilding of acorns to mighty oaks‰ÛÓstarts by understanding the ‰Û÷joys ofcompounding‰۪. Gautam Baid‰۪s book is a great guide on how to turn small amountsof savings into a familial fortune‰ÛÓin a single lifetime!
RAMESH S. DAMANI, CHAIRMAN, AVENUE SUPERMARTS LTD
Gautam‰۪s book is wonderfullyinsightful. It is truly a pleasure to read and a reminder of some of the mostessential tenets of sound investing.
SANJOY BHATTACHARYA, MANAGING PARTNER, FORTUNA CAPITAL
New students of value investingwill find Gautam‰۪s book a treasure trove for long-term learning and growth.Even practitioners with decades of experience will enjoy the carefully pickedtopics and important reminders of quotes and events that he has connected sowell for reading and re-reading. In short, value investors will enjoy this bookfor a long time to come.
DURGESH SHAH, CATALYST, THE INVESTMENT LAB,FLAME UNIVERSITY
Thisis a rare book that integrates investment insights and life lessons, which arethought provoking, challenging, and relevant. If you take this book to heart,you will be a better investor and a better person.
UTPAL SHETH, CEO, RARE ENTERPRISES
The Joys of Compounding is full of pearlsof wisdom that can make you a better investor, and its honesty will inspire andsurprise you. It‰۪s the best book I have read that shares both highly valuableinvesting lessons and a fascinating description of the journey from novice tomaster investor.
SANKARAN NAREN, CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER, ICICIPRUDENTIAL AMC
Gautam Baid is a marvelous rolemodel because he‰۪s such a joyful and passionate student of worldly wisdom. Thisbook, which is infused with invaluable insights and inspiring quotations frommany great investors and thinkers who have guided him on his journey, is apowerful reminder of how enriching it is to dedicate ourselves to the pursuitof continuous, lifelong learning.
WILLIAM GREEN, AUTHOR OF THE GREAT MINDS OFINVESTING AND RICHER, WISER, HAPPIER
An instant classic. Gautam Baid‰۪sbook is the definitive guide to lifelong learning for investors and anyoneseeking to reach their full potential. A must read.
JOHN MIHALJEVIC, CHAIRMAN, MOI GLOBAL
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